Tottenham sign former Manchester United player Ezekiel Fryers

Left-back moves to White Hart Lane in deal understood to be in the region of £3m

Simon Rice
Thursday 03 January 2013 18:45
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Ezekiel Fryers
Ezekiel Fryers

Tottenham have completed the signing of Ezekiel Fryers from Standard Liege.

The former Manchester United youngster trained with Tottenham during the summer after leaving Old Trafford but with concerns over a £6m compensation package, a permanent deal never materialised.

Instead, Fryers joined Liege but after making seven first team appearances for the Belgian side, the 20-year-old has returned to the Premier League in a deal reportedly worth £3m.

The left-back, who claims he turned down a three-year contract to remain at Manchester United, will go into the club's development squad and act as cover for Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

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